The work of a scientist isn’t finished until it has been communicated. Of course, you’ll want to publish and present at conferences, but now you have a third alternative to help you reach the broader scientific community. Visit SciVee –they are pioneering new modes of dissemination of scientific information. Think of it as “you tube” for the scientific community.
In both academia and industry a large part of professional success depends on the important ability to network effectively. Networking isn’t just about handing out business cards, asking for referrals and attending meetings.